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Gothic Architecture
This paper explores the rise of Gothic architecture in the Romantic Period.
# 96797 | 815 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 16, 2007 in Architecture (History)

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The paper discusses the movement away from classical designs in the Romantic Period. The paper describes the new taste for Gothic architecture that was a response to science and technology that challenged old views and ideas of reality. The paper looks at John Vanbrugh's Blenheim Palace, Horace Walpole's magnificent Strawberry Hill residence and Hagley Park's Gothic ruin as examples of the Gothic style in the 18th century.

Blenheim Palace
Walpole's Strawberry Hill
Stuart's Sham Gothic Ruin

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Summerson, John. (1975). Architecture in Britain, 1530 to 1830. London: Constable Press.
  • "The Eighteenth Century." Internet. 2006. Retrieved from
  • Wedd, George M. (September 1997). "The Gothic Revival Revisited." The ContemporaryReview. Vol. 271 issue 1580, 143.

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